Monetary Freedom and Accountability Act
March 2002 by StaffU.S. Representative Ron Paul, a Republican from Texas, introduced legislation designed to curb the ability of the president and the treasury secretary to manipulate gold prices.
Potholes in bedrock can trap placer minerals and even be glory holes. They are, at least, interesting geologic phenomena, and at best, a treasure trove of gold nuggets.
House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo is no stranger to controversy. As we highlighted in our November 2005 issue, he recently pushed through a bill to reform the Endangered Species Act, providing much needed improvements.
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
• Nevada miners get reprieve
• Georgia Senate race may set the stage for mining regulations
• New Executive Order on critical minerals
• Interior Department makes adjustments to LWCF
A quartz piece was rolled over and there it was, staring right at us—beautiful, coarse gold coming right out of the quartz rock. It was almost the size of a softball, and it looked like over one quarter of it had gold throughout!
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Greens Force Strategic Mine Out of Business • Silver Strike in Happy Camp, California • Gold in New Hampshire • Fabled 1933 Gold Coin Up For Sale • The Douglas Creek Placer District, Medicine Bow Mountains, Southeastern Wyoming • Picks & Pans: The California State Nugget • Aerial Photos • Mojave Desert Placer Mining • Mining Camp Adventures—The Collinsville-Twin Creek Goldfields • Company Notes • North Korea Seeks Outside Help to Modernize Mining • Aussie Gold—A Look at Tasmania • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices